HOUSTON — Houston Wire & Cable Company, a supplier of electrical cable, steel wire rope, and stainless steel fasteners, recently announced the appointment of Christopher M. Micklas as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 16. Micklas will also serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer.
Micklas, 51, brings 29 years of public and private company experience in finance and operations to HWCC. Micklas spent 13 years with the General Electric Company in senior finance and business development roles, and seven years with the Shell Oil Company in senior finance roles. In 2008, he was named Chief Financial Officer of Ennis Paint, and in 2010, he became Director of Finance for the $20 billion exploration division of BG Group. Most recently Micklas was Chief Financial Officer for Par Pacific Holdings, a $2.5 billion holding company with refining, logistics & distribution, marketing/trading operations, and E&P assets. Micklas holds a BS in Finance from Siena College in Loudonville, NY.
“Chris is an excellent addition to the HWCC team. He is a seasoned executive with significant experience in senior finance roles in both public and private companies in multiple industries," commented James L. Pokluda III, HWCC’s President & Chief Executive Officer. "We are delighted that he has joined our team, and we are looking forward to his contributions as we execute our strategic plan and multiple business development initiatives.”